Tag: Wall Street Journal

Cool Green Morning: Friday, May 1

Written by | May 1st, 2009

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Happy May Day! Here are five green reads you just gotta catch up on this morning: How a Bill Becomes a Law: The Waxman-Markey climate bill (which calls for an 80 percent cut in U.S. greenhouse gas emissions by 2050) is stalled in a House committee — and The Wall Street Journal analyzes the obstacles […]

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, April 29

Written by | April 29th, 2009

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Hurricanes — can’t live with them, and can barely run away from them. But hurricane season predictions? How about we just outlaw those right now? That and today’s other top green questions asked (and perhaps answered) below: I Predict 100 Bad Hurricane-Season Predictions This Year: Predictions about the upcoming hurricane season are notoriously bad, reports […]

Cool Green Morning: Monday, April 27

Written by | April 27th, 2009

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The monorail episode of The Simpsons — it never stops being relevant. Case in point: today’s Cool Green Morning link about the Podcar (version depicted above). Just do yourself a favor — try not to think about how that episode ended with the monorail accelerating dangerously out of control and Homer stopping it by means […]

When the Feds Set the Standards for Green Behavior

Written by | April 7th, 2009

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Keith Johnson over at Environmental Capital has uncovered some of the critical details within the Waxman-Markey draft climate legislation. Commenting about some of the minutia addressed in the draft bill, he says: Reflecting perhaps California’s disproportionate influence in Congress these days — Henry Waxman is the chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee — […]

Cool Green Morning: Monday, April 6

Written by | April 6th, 2009

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We’re big on waste this morning — menswear that was once a Diet Coke bottle, how Omega 3s reduce methane from cows, and how the absolutely greenest way to scoop Rover’s poop could save the newspaper business. (Weave all those into a family-appropriate limerick and post it as a comment — we’ll feature it tomorrow […]

Cool Green Morning: Monday, March 9

Written by | March 9th, 2009

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Al Gore a snore? Where have we heard that one before? Not from the left — which is where you can find critics taking shots at Big Al today on Cool Green Science, along with four other green links you must read today: Is Al Gore Too Boring to be Useful? Marc Gunther says he […]

Cool Green Morning: Monday, Jan. 19

Written by | January 19th, 2009

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Happy MLK Day to those of you in the United States! Here’s the green stuff that’s catching our eye online this morning: Wardrobe Check: Inhabitat urges Michelle Obama to dress green for the inauguration. Lean Green Fighting Machine: The Pentagon is realizing that renewable energy makes for good defense policy, reports The Wall Street Journal. […]

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